Napa, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) June 22, 2011
Castello di Amorosa is stepping back in time to present a unique, horse-drawn vineyard tour and wine tasting. An 1800s vis-à-vis carriage carries guests on an educational winery tours in Napa of the Castello’s Diamond Mountain District vineyards and includes a tasting of our Rosato di Sangiovese, a beautiful rosé vineyard education, Wappo Indian petroglyphs and stunning views of the legendary Napa Valley. The tour concludes with a tasting of Castello di Amorosa’s wine in the Il Passito Room, the Castello’s Reserve tasting room situated above the Courtyard.
The new horse-drawn vineyard tours are scheduled each Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer and fall and are priced at $68 per person. For reservations or more information call the Castaldo at Castello di Amorosa at 707-967-6272.
About the Horse-drawn carriage company:
Tours All Seasons Carriage Company, Inc from Acampo, CA provides the carriage and the Percheron draft horses for the vineyard tour at the Castello. Displaying “team effort,” the horses, Rocket and Bud, can easily pull their weight up and down hills. Originally bred as war horses, these two, 2,000 pound salt and pepper draft horses gently pull the carriage to the Sangiovese block where guest learn about how wine is made starting in the vineyard.
About Castello di Amorosa:
Following fourteen years of construction, Dario Sattui opened Castello di Amorosa on April 9, 2007. Situated in the hills above Calistoga, Castello di Amorosa, a family-owned winery, produces world-class wines, such as Pinot Grigio and Cabernet Sauvignon, which are sold only at the winery direct to the consumer. The castle winery was made with brick, wood and iron imported from Europe and combined with over 8,000 tons of local, Napa Valley stone. Today, Castello di Amorosa, a popular Napa Valley destination, offers a variety of wine tasting and touring options in a unique Tuscan castle setting.
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